Sunday 3/18: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. followed by the slam itself. $7, 21+.
Monday 3/19: Essay Fiesta comes to The Book Cellar once again for an evening of live lit! 7 p.m., donations to 826CHI encouraged.
The Open Door Reading Series at The Poetry Foundation continues with a reading from Loyola University Chicago’s Aaron Baker and his student Elia Hohauser-Thatcher, along with Laura Goldstein and her student Cean Gamalinda. 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 3/21: Women & Children First hosts an author conversation featuring Hanif Abdurraqib and Jessica Hopper. This event will include a reading, conversation, and book signing. 7:30 p.m., free. Register here.
Poetry off the Shelf presents a reading by Javier Zamora. The Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m., free.
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